Archive | May, 2013

WCP Proposed Silica Sand Ordinance

Read for yourself the ordinances the WCP has proposed to the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors: Proposed Silica Sand Ordinance Or read the summary of the overlays proposed in the WCP ordinance. ┬áThe overlays are in effect siting and location prohibitions for where silica sand mines cannot be located. Summary of Overlays  

SUCCESS! Planning & Zoning Recommends 18-Month Moratorium

On Tuesday, May 14th, the Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the issue of frac sand mining in Winneshiek County. Thanks to an incredible showing by concerned citizens, the commission voted to recommend an 18-month moratorium on frac sand mining. The recommendation was presented to the Board of Supervisors on Monday, May […]